CAD http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8227/more en Accurate Mold-Filling: Simulations Resolve Injection-Molding Design and Production Challenge http://machinedesign.com/cad/accurate-mold-filling-simulations-resolve-injection-molding-design-and-production-challenge <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by SOLIDWORKS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Manufacturers of products with injection-molded parts can resolve</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/accurate-mold-filling-simulations-resolve-injection-molding-design-and-production-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/accurate-mold-filling-simulations-resolve-injection-molding-design-and-production-challenge#comments CAD White Papers Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:37:00 +0000 69991 at http://machinedesign.com Electrical Design: Boost Productivity and Improve Quality by Integrating Electrical and Mechanical Design in 3D http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/electrical-design-boost-productivity-and-improve-quality-integrating-electrical-and-mech <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by SOLIDWORKS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While 3D CAD technology has revolutionized mechanical design for decades now, its electrical counterpart has</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/electrical-design-boost-productivity-and-improve-quality-integrating-electrical-and-mech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/electrical-design-boost-productivity-and-improve-quality-integrating-electrical-and-mech#comments 3D Printing CAD White Papers Mechanical Drives Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:21:00 +0000 69981 at http://machinedesign.com Nine Criteria for Choosing a 3D CAD System http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/nine-criteria-choosing-3d-cad-system <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by SOLIDWORKS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Companies considering the purchase of a new or replacement 3D CAD system need to evaluate how </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/nine-criteria-choosing-3d-cad-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/nine-criteria-choosing-3d-cad-system#comments 3D Printing CAD White Papers Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:30:00 +0000 69971 at http://machinedesign.com Expanding the Medical View with 3D CAD http://machinedesign.com/cad/expanding-medical-view-3d-cad <div class="field-deck"> The world of computer-aided design and simulations is evolving to a more realistic model, which has industries beyond engineering taking advantage of its capabilities. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The world of computer-aided design and simulations is evolving to a more realistic model, which has industries beyond engineering taking advantage of its capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/expanding-medical-view-3d-cad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/expanding-medical-view-3d-cad#comments CAD Medical Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:21:00 +0000 70001 at http://machinedesign.com An Engineering Refresher: Mohr’s Circle and Where it Fits into CAD http://machinedesign.com/cad/engineering-refresher-mohr-s-circle-and-where-it-fits-cad <div class="field-deck"> Mohr’s circle may seem basic, but its theory is still alive inside advanced engineering software. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mohr’s circle may seem basic, but its theory is still alive inside advanced engineering software. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/engineering-refresher-mohr-s-circle-and-where-it-fits-cad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/engineering-refresher-mohr-s-circle-and-where-it-fits-cad#comments CAD Thu, 02 Feb 2017 16:46:00 +0000 69371 at http://machinedesign.com 5 Simple Rules to Becoming a Design Guru http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-simple-rules-becoming-design-guru <div class="field-byline"> Cabe Atwell </div> <div class="field-deck"> When it comes to 3D printing and design, here's some sound advice for the new engineer—and probably a few of the experienced ones as well. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I started using 3D printers of the fused-filament type about seven years ago. The first one I ever had to work with was a nightmare. It had to be readjusted each and every time...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-simple-rules-becoming-design-guru" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-simple-rules-becoming-design-guru#comments 3D Printing CAD FEA and Simulation Wed, 01 Feb 2017 21:02:00 +0000 69361 at http://machinedesign.com Top Trends in Industrial Design: From Green Engineering to the Cloud and Beyond http://machinedesign.com/cad/top-trends-industrial-design-green-engineering-cloud-and-beyond <div class="field-byline"> Netty Zaharia, SimScale </div> <div class="field-deck"> SimScale’s Netty Zaharia spotlights the five industrial-design engineering trends to watch out for in 2017. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SimScale’s Netty Zaharia spotlights the five industrial-design engineering trends to watch out for in 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/top-trends-industrial-design-green-engineering-cloud-and-beyond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/top-trends-industrial-design-green-engineering-cloud-and-beyond#comments CAD IoT Wed, 01 Feb 2017 20:07:00 +0000 69341 at http://machinedesign.com The Impact of Simulation and the Future of Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/impact-simulation-and-future-manufacturing <div class="field-byline"> Carlos Gonzalez </div> <div class="field-deck"> Machine Design talks to three simulation experts on why you should start running simulation on your designs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When you design, do you also simulate? If you do simulate, is it at the beginning, halfway through your design, or at the very end...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/impact-simulation-and-future-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/impact-simulation-and-future-manufacturing#comments CAD FEA and Simulation Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:51:00 +0000 69321 at http://machinedesign.com 10 Things to Consider Before Automating a Facility http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/10-things-consider-automating-facility <div class="field-byline"> Patrick O’Rahilly, Founder/CEO of FactoryFix.com </div> <div class="field-deck"> From the scope to deliverables, take these steps to make sure you’re working with the right company to integrate automation into a facility. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Investing in custom automation equipment is an intimidating process. As part of the engineering team, there are several things you need to consider before automating. Custom automation projects are a team effort...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/10-things-consider-automating-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/10-things-consider-automating-facility#comments Contributing Technical Experts Manufacturing Equipment CAD Robotics Motion Control Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:55:00 +0000 68781 at http://machinedesign.com Will Virtual Reality Replace the Desktop? http://machinedesign.com/cad/will-virtual-reality-replace-desktop <div class="field-deck"> An investment in augmented and virtual technology is an investment in people. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An investment in augmented and virtual technology is an investment in people.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/will-virtual-reality-replace-desktop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/will-virtual-reality-replace-desktop#comments CAD FEA and Simulation Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:20:00 +0000 68751 at http://machinedesign.com